My name is Laura cartmill I am 28 years old I am partialy sighted I was born with a rare eye condition called Aniridia which means I have no iris which is the coloured part of your eye when I go out I use dark glasses to help with the lights and cloud with the eye condition eyes are very sensitive to light I also have autisim
I play football with all different disabilities I play in the devon ability counts league which is for all different disability’s and give people a chance to play against other teams I have also helped out with my football coach too we was branded the dream team it has been really good for my confidence and to socialise with others
I am fundraising for Moorfields eye chairty on the 1st of August 2020 I will be doing a 5 thousand miles in 500 days I will be doing 10 miles everyday walking running and cycling the challange will finish on the 14th of December 2021
Moorfields eye chairty supports Moorfields eye hospital to support their patients and their family’s it helps them to do research so people can get the best treatment that is available
Moorfields is a fantastic hospital when I lived in London I always went to Moorfields for regular checks I have a rare eye condition called Aniridia which means I have no iris which is the coloured part of your eye with the eye condition the pressure needs to be checked regularly I take eye drops in the day and for the evening to help to keep the pressure down
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